The lions are the second biggest cats following the tiger. They get up to 8 ft long and over 500 pounds. The lions include the males which are known as the king of the jungle and the females. This is the second feared big five animal among all others. However, it is a proud, capable confident, fearless and self-esteemed animal.
They belong to the family of cats, they always large and strong animals, they are famous for its oar and the hunting ability, they have a body which is covered by smooth, small and yellow hair.
More so the lions have compact bodies and fore legs, teeth, jaws for pulling and killing the prey .Lions have yellow and gold coats ,the males which are mature enough have shaggy manes that range in color from blond to reddish brown then to black .
Some may ask how can we get to see these lions? The lions are easily found in the park and most especially on a game drive either in the evening or morning .This is because this is the time when the lions have either started grazing near the park before they go too far in the jungle or in the evening when they are planning to go and rest and here usually they are found on the road side grazing .
This is the smallest animal among all the big five in the world .The leopard has short legs , a long body with a large skull .They have fur which is marked with rosettes .The leopard is similar in appearance to the jaguar but at the same time has a smaller ,lighter physique and the rosettes are generally smaller more densely packed and without central spots .
These are very huge animals among all the five big animals ,They are also the most dangerous in the big five .These buffaloes are always in cattle like appearance ,but they are less massive .They have markings which are dark on the limbs ,they have large ,prominent ears and wide mouth .These herds are most of the times located in the savannah plains and forested areas .This is a dark brown hoofed mammal with drooping ears and large curved horns .These buffalos have got over425 to 900 kilograms . These animals have a solid shield of horn that covers the skull where the horns emerge .The male buffalo and the female buffalo have horns only that those of the male grow larger compared to those of the female .The horns of the males can grow and measure very close to a whooping four feet across .
These are known of their black and white colors. These rhinos are huge, and they are also sometimes called the bulls and cows. The rhinos have poor vision, they communicate through honks, sneezes and they are only found in one of the small places in the savannah plains.
This is the largest land mammal on land. It is the biggest with a height of over 7.5m long, and 3.3m high on the shoulder and also weighing over 6 tones.
The elephant has a trunk which extends to the upper lip and the nose. Its main use is to handle objects and food. It also has the columnar legs, huge head with glands and wide.